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Tag: Rethinking Assessment

Education Reform Up For Discussion

22nd March 2022

A very broad group of thinkers, parents, employers, educators, students, researchers came together at our Education On The Move Conference (co-hosted with Rethinking Assessment), all convinced that in different ways we have something of a curriculum emergency and we need to radically rethink the way we evidence the full range of young people’s strengths.

Education On The Move: KASS Conference

31st January 2022

19th March 9.30am—4pm “If we teach today’s children as we taught yesterday’s, we rob them of tomorrow.” John Dewey Each day brings new voices saying our education system needs to change. Despite this, many can be discouraged by the twin challenges of what this change should look like, and of how to overcome the obstacles…

Head’s Blog – What are the alternatives to GCSEs?

13th December 2021

For many schools the exams hiatus caused by Covid increased the desire to explore different forms of assessment, particularly at GCSE level. In a recent article for the Times Educational Supplement (TES), our Deputy Head and co-founder of Rethinking Assessment, Al McConville, laid out the options available to schools who want to start doing things…

Head’s Blog –
‘The Terror’ of exam-driven assessment

1st October 2020

As part of the Rethinking Assessment group, our Head, Robert, is helping to drive conversations around GCSE reform. Rethinking Assessment is a group of state, independent and special schools, business people, academics and stakeholders, united in the desire to create something fairer and more fit for purpose than the current exam-driven system. Robert’s latest blog…

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